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Salt & Irons in Edmonds has reopened for business: masks, disposable menus, and contact tracing optional.

Dining in is returning to restaurants near you

But would you go? King County Executive Dow Constantine, and a look at the future of Capitol Hill’s occupied protest zone.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

Shubert Ho, Edmonds restaurateur

Shubert Ho is the proprietor of several restaurants in Edmonds, including Bar Dojo and Salt & Iron. He’s reopened at 50% capacity, as is consistent with Phase 2. He spoke to Ross Reynolds about how it’s going.

King County Executive Dow Constantine 6.23

As a pandemic and protests continue to lay bare the country’s yawning inequalities, King County Executive Dow Constantine suggests that our current moment may be the time to implement long overdue change in how our county is policed, funded, and governed. One big question: where will the money come from?

Casey Martin live from the CHOP

In the past few weeks, the area outside Capitol Hill’s East Precinct Police Station has gone from a violent flashpoint between protesters and police to something of a hippie commune, after police pulled out of the area. With the message being diluted and several recent shootings, it’s unclear how long the current peace will last. KUOW’s Casey Martin has been there from the tear gas through the tent community.